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Core of My Apple

Written by
Ardith Trudzik

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306 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 9780888873477
$19.95 CA

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About the Book This book is a sequel to Freckles: A Child´s Life. During my thirty-five year teaching career I influenced over a thousand little children. I loved it, and balanced my farm work, my community involvement, my upgrading with university courses and the raising of our three sons with my teaching job. The delightful mannerisms, behaviours and curiosity of the students became the Core of My Apple. Fred and I discovered that hardship and heartache might be overcome through kindness and support of the friends and neighbours who lived near us at Rochfort Bridge. Living on a farm in Northwestern Alberta in 1951 with my husband Fred is difficult. I´m a child-bride, timid, lacking confidence. We spend our first three winters working in lumber camps, but not until I begin to teach school do we thrive. I gradually gain confidence dealing with trusting little students; their adoration and love build my feelings of self-worth.

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About the Author Ardith Trudzik
Ardith Trudzik was born and raised on a farm near Rochfort Bridge, Alberta, during the Great Depression. Her dad joined the Air Force during World War II, leaving her mother to raise the four children and farm the land under very primitive conditions.

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